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Sophie Leroy is the Director of “Armement Pêche Artisanale” (SARL Armement Cherbourgeois). She operates in the fishing area by managing 3 offshore trawlers (administrative and technical management) as well as staff on land and at sea. Her parents were wholesalers and at the age of 9, she would come with them to the fish market;… » read more

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Anne Marie Treguier is a researcher, specialist of ocean currents and digital ocean models for forecasting ocean circulation and climate. She is currently the head of a multidisciplinary institute, the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM) in Brest, France. Anne-Marie has a Ph.D. in oceanography. She has spent most of her career in Brest, but… » read more

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Gwenaele Proutiere Maulion is currently the Vice-rector for Europe and International at the University of Nantes in France. She is also senior lecturer and researcher on maritime social law and gender studies, focusing on women status. Gwenaele is a member of the centre of maritime and ocean law at the University of Nantes where she… » read more

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Willemijn Peeters is Ocean Ambassador of the Netherlands and the Founding Director of Searious Business. Searious Business is a social enterprise committed to prevent plastic pollution in our ocean. She makes the difference in the world of plastics. Through ReThink and Redesign of plastics, she helps companies to achieve better results. Like for Gispen, a… » read more

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Stéphanie Roos-Faujour is the founder and the manager director of Sea to sea, a communication agency dedicated to maritime economy, maritime training and education and industry. Since she was a little girl she has the taste of languages and discovering new countries, culture and meeting people. After a degree in foreign languages, she studied tourism… » read more

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Juliette Bidet Bourgain is a Chief Officer aboard Ro-Ro passenger ships. She studied at the French Merchant Navy School to get her Unlimited Master and Chief Engineer diplomas and at Le Havre University to get a Master in Law of the Sea and Port Activities. She sailed on different types of vessels including Container Ships… » read more

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    Mariana López is the founder – C.E.O. of a social enterprise, The Ocean Corner, a platform to spread knowledge, collaborations, positive practices and love for the oceans. Her work, as a social entrepreneur is to ignite projects of international participation. Currently, she’s leading an education project, partly funded by Royal Society of Arts… » read more

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    When I explain that the Atlantic Cities are looking at the Sea, even those who are not in the coast; I am sure that the audience thinks of a sad lady waiting (and longing) for her lover to return from far away. However, sea affairs have evolved and now those women have taken… » read more

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